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March 3, 2015
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.
August 25, 2014
In Some Depth: Bet on Mookie
Mookie Betts once again has a clear path to playing time in Boston.
July 28, 2014
In Some Depth: Out of Hand
Eric Hosmer has shown signs of rebounding from his poor first half in July, but a hand injury recently opened up time at first base for Billy Butler and Raul Ibanez.
July 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Beating the Shift
A rant about the shift after an Eric Hosmer hit leads this week's primer. See the top fantasy schedules this week, plus FAAB results in multiple industry leagues.
June 29, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Joey Sits
Who bats while Joey Bats sits? Andrew Martinez breaks down Jose Bautista's substitutes among others in this week's column.
June 17, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hot Cup of Jones in Seattle
James Jones has brought a much-needed infusion of speed and contact-hitting to the Seattle lineup since his May call-up.
April 19, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Boss Robbie Ross
April 15, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Prepare for the Summer of George
He may not be in the majors quite yet, but Astros prospect George Springer's continued dominance at Triple-A could mean a promotion may soon be looming.
April 7, 2014
In Some Depth: It's Getting Ugly
After an impressive spring, Dan Uggla's first week of 2014 looked more like his 2013 campaign. Ryan Eisner takes a look in the return of In Some Depth.
March 10, 2014
2014 Blue Jays Preview: A Farewell to Arms
With an offense that should generate plenty of support, will R.A. Dickey and the Jays' pitchers bounce back in 2014?
September 15, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: Oh Captain, My Captain
Derek Jeter is done for the season - Andrew Martinez reviews his potential replacements among this week's free agents.
August 25, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: September Speculation
Andrew Martinez surveys who we might see get the call when rosters expand in September. The O's Kevin Gausman makes the list, but what role will he have?
August 23, 2013
Transaction Analysis: Broken Jaw Sidelines Heyward
Jason Heyward hopes to be ready for the playoffs after breaking his jaw this week, but that won't help fantasy owners.
August 18, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: I Think You're Starting, Mr. Anderson
Brett Anderson at one point was ramping up to pitch in the bullpen, but it now looks like the A's will put him back into the starting rotation when he comes off the DL.
August 17, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Strange Exit
Stephen Strasburg's unusual ejection left his fantasy owners in a tough spot Saturday.
August 16, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: Sonny Days In Oakland
August 14, 2013
Thursday Lineup Card: The Will to Win
July 13, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: You'll Want Jhoulys
July 7, 2013
The Long Game: Distressed Asset Recovery
Erik Siegrist looks at some of the top underperformers from this season, like the Yankees' Phil Hughes, to determine whether they're worth a bid to land them on the cheap.
July 1, 2013
In Some Depth: Another Spin
Brett Wallace is back with an opportunity to play first base for the Astros after another good stretch at Triple-A. Ryan Eisner takes a look around the league in the latest edition of In Some Depth.
June 28, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: New Shortstop In Seattle
Transaction Analysis: Kemp Comeback
Matt Kemp returned this week from the disabled list, looking to boost his fantasy stock, which has fallen drastically the last couple years.
June 26, 2013
Thursday Lineup Card: A Honed Leonys
June 24, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: Panda Nursed Back to Health
June 23, 2013
MLB Barometer: Falling Off
Dan Haren's struggles have continued to the point where the Nats had to put him on the DL. Howard Bender discusses Haren among his fallers this week.
May 27, 2013
Rounding Third: One Crazy Hour
Bryce Harper's departure from Sunday's game was part of a string of wild events that could have huge fantasy implications. We look at schedule nuances and FAAB results as well in this week's primer.
May 12, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: Closer Speculation Abounds
Even though Fernando Rodney converted his sixth save of the season Sunday, his walk rate is way up, leading Andrew Martinez to speculate whether we should pay attention to the alternatives in the Rays' bullpen.
April 22, 2013
Rounding Third: Week 4 Primer
Jeff Erickson can't quit Travis Snider or even put him down for a little while. See his FAAB results and some other planning notes for Week 4 of the MLB season.
April 21, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: Speculation Time
When will the Rays call up Wil Myers and Chris Archer? That and more spec bids this week, covered by Andrew Martinez.
April 18, 2013
Transaction Analysis: The Chase Begins
Chase Headley's activation off the disabled list was one of the more signifcant transactions of the week. Check out the rest of the week's top moves.
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